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William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
The Federal Direct Loan is a low interest student loan that enters repayment six months after the student ceases to be enrolled at least half-time (six semester hours). Direct Loans are categorized as Subsidized (need-based, Federal Government pays interest while in school) and Unsubsidized (non-need-based, student is responsible for interest that accumulates while in school) It is available to students enrolled at least half-time. For more info, please click here.
Direct Loan Application Steps:
The Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan for Undergraduate Students enables parents with good credit histories to borrow to pay the education expenses of each child who is a dependent undergraduate student enrolled at least half-time. The annual loan limit is equal to the cost of attendance at Shorter College, less any other financial assistance the student is receiving. For more info, please click here.
Plus Loan Application Steps:
Private Loan Program
A private student loan is a financing option for qualified higher education-related expenses. These loans are available to help students bridge the gap between the Cost of Attendance and money received through federal loans, grants, scholarships and other aid. Private loans have various options for repayment and may offer forbearance and deferral options. In addition, interest rates for private loans are based on credit and set by the lender.
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